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Harmon Anderson Diary:

February 6/7: Demonstration on the Rapidan

Satturday Feb 6th 1864 My back is some better this morning We got orders to pack up & hold ourselves in rediness to March in a moments notice I have no Idea where we shal go or wheather we shal go at all, There was very hevy fireing in the after noone on the left of our pickets & it was keped up til 7 P.M. as dark & rainey as it was. I have not not herd the result of the fight onely that our forses have drove the enimy back

Sunday Morning Feb 7th 1864 very hevy fireing herd in the direction of orange court house. our troops returned this Evening.

 

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